• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 216

    Two Chinese vases

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Two Chinese vases
    19th Century
    An underglaze-blue and red 'twin-fish' vase, four shunzhi character mark, 28.5 cm. high; and a black-glazed vase of baluster shape imitating lacquer, moulded in relief with lobed cartouches of dragons on a whorl-pattern ground, mythical-beast mask loose ring handle to the shoulders, impressed Qianlong seal mark, 32 cm. high (2)


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    A similar black-glazed vase is in the Ulricehamn Museum, Sweden, p. 417, nr. 999

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    Provenance

    Carl Kempe Collection, nrs. 865 and 812